EARLY CHILDHOOD DATA SOURCES
The publication Preschool Education, Australia, 2012 (cat. no 4240.0) contains data from the National Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Collection. Data are provided to the ABS by the Australian Government and the state and territory government departments responsible for early childhood education and care (ECEC).
Strengths and limitations of the data presented in Preschool Education, Australia, 2012 (cat. no 4240.0) are outlined in Chapter 2, Collection Overview, along with information on planned improvements for future collections.